Stock Market

The market in which shares of publicly held companies are issued and traded either through exchanges or over-the-counter markets.

The Federal Reserve

The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system.


An involuntary fee levied on corporations or individuals that is enforced by a level of government in order to finance government activities.

The Board of Governors

A board of governors is a several-member group that oversees or manages the running of an institution.

Car Insurance

A policy purchased by vehicle owners to mitigate costs associated with getting into an auto accident.

Comment Stream